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Learning Design: When You Just Don't Know Where to Start ...

Learning Design: When You Just Don't Know Where to Start ... | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
The point is to pause at the end of a section, and get the learner to think about what they just learned. Write Assessment Questions: I love the idea of writing learning objectives first, ...
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Testing Can Be Useful for Students and Teachers, Promoting Long ...

Tests are good for: (a) Assessing what you've learned; (b) Learning new information; (c) a & b; (d) None of the above. The correct answer?
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No-zero grading policies in schools not supported by the evidence ...

In contrast, assignments and tests given for the purpose of evaluation are summative assessment or assessment of learning. Research strongly supports the importance ... Arguments in support of no-zero policies.
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6-Pack Performance-Based Assessment Empowers Students

6-Pack Performance-Based Assessment Empowers Students | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
The 6-Pack performance-based assessment empowers students to make a choice as to which assessment tool(s) they want to use to demonstrate application of learning.
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Classroom Freebies Too: {FREE} Ticket Out the Door - Exit Slip

Classroom Freebies Too: {FREE} Ticket Out the Door - Exit Slip | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Are you looking for a quick way to assess student learning? Download this FREE "Ticket Out the Door" exit slip to use ... Boy...people who think that teachers have the Summer off....... 3 hours ago. Making It As A Middle School ...
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Elementary homework seen as effective tool of education - Seacoastonline.com

Elementary homework seen as effective tool of education - Seacoastonline.com | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Elementary homework seen as effective tool of educationSeacoastonline.comHe said some may think "more is better," but he believes homework should be meaningful and a way for students to practice skills independently.
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The Finnish experience of empowering teachers - Times of Malta

The Finnish experience of empowering teachers - Times of Malta | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
The Finnish experience of empowering teachersTimes of MaltaThe teacher training curriculum has a strong emphasis on “multiculturality” and the “prevention of learning difficulties and exclusion”, as well as on the understanding of learning,...
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The cool 'no hands' approach to assessment for learning

How many teachers, parents, students even, subscribe to the view that a quiet classroom is an effective classroom? For many years this has been a commonly held view that has permeated thinking in English schools (Westgate and Hughes, 1997).
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Transforming Information Literacy for Today’s K-12 Learners Through the Lenses of Transliteracy, Inquiry, and Participatory Learning | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Leave Those ...

Transforming Information Literacy for Today’s K-12 Learners Through the Lenses of Transliteracy, Inquiry, and Participatory Learning | Classroom activities: Assessment and Technology | Leave Those ... | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Many thanks to today's NEFLIN webinar attendees!  Below is a link to download the PDF of today's slides.
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Findings: Kinds of Assessment (Part I)

Findings: Kinds of Assessment (Part I) | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
IB teacher, freelance educator, the poetry of a life of caffeinated alchemy, with lexicon and encyclopædia...
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An ASCD Study Guide for Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work

An ASCD Study Guide for Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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What can you do with an iPad in the classroom? « syded

What can you do with an iPad in the classroom? « syded | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
In fact, the iPad allows educators to build on existing styles and increase flexibility in their classroom whilst personalising learning. Assessment for Learning. The most valuable weapon in an educators arsenal is feedback.
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Writing Multiple Choice Questions For Higher Order Thinking ...

Writing Multiple Choice Questions For Higher Order Thinking ... | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
You can also assess critical thinking skills by asking learners to analyze or interpret information from visuals, which are provided as part of the question stem or the answer choices. In many cases, visuals such as job aids, diagrams and graphs ...
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Know Their Learning, Know Them. | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired}

Know Their Learning, Know Them. | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired} | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
That grades equal learning. I didn't realize it until someone blatantly insinuated that my students were just “doing stuff” and not really learning, because I don't “give grades.” That conversation has caused me to evaluate and re-evaluate every...
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GAME-BASED LEARNING | Eslkevin's Blog

GAME-BASED LEARNING | Eslkevin's Blog | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
KAS Game-Based Learning to Teach and Assess 21st Century Skills from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/game-learning-21st-century-skills-andrew-miller Game-Based Learning, and particularly serious games that teach content, are fast becoming … Continue ...
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Assess and Coach NOT Test and Judge - School Leadership 2.0

Assess and Coach NOT Test and Judge - School Leadership 2.0 | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Over the last several weeks, in light of all the standardized testing taking place in the state of New York, I have been doing a lot of thinking about the ideas of assessment and testing and how important they are in the world of ...
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Tech Tips for Teachers: Technology for Formative Assessments

Tech Tips for Teachers: Technology for Formative Assessments | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
In my experience, teachers tend to rely more heavily on summative assessments (assessment OF learning) than formative assessments (assessment FOR learning). There is power in formative assessments and their ability to ...
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5 Tips For Assessing What Students Know

5 Tips For Assessing What Students Know | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
It is not enough to teach students how to understand information and communications technology. At...
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The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy

The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
The data-information-knowledge-wisdom hierarchy seemed like a really great idea when it was first proposed.
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Great idea #1: Backchanneling by #EDUPLANET21 synthesized with Cornell Note taking – Strategies for learning success! #gifted #edchat #assessment

Great idea #1:  Backchanneling by #EDUPLANET21 synthesized with Cornell Note taking – Strategies for learning success!  #gifted #edchat #assessment | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, February 28, 2012 I listened in on a webinar by EDUPLANET 21 (http://www.eduplanet21.com/) with speakers Bena Kallick, Ph.D and Jeff Colosimo. The webinar was titled “Launching self-d...
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Assessment For Learning: Making Classroom Assessment Work with Anne Davies, Ph.D.

Assessment For Learning: Making Classroom Assessment Work with Anne Davies, Ph.D. | Assessment for Learning - Ontario | Scoop.it
Valuable tips and information on assessment for learning, brought to you by Anne Davies, Ph.D.
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